New Business development Group – Bluerock-ed

A very big thank you to everyone that came along to support the launch of our Bluerock-ed executive and entrepreneurial group last Thursday morning at Rockwool. We are so proud of all the positive messages we have received about how much everyone enjoyed the whole event and especially the interesting and thought provoking speech by Read More...

Are you giving back?

As someone who was helped by the fantastic support given by local charities over the years with my severely disabled daughter, I have a real understanding of the hard work of theses amazing people. Their work with individuals who face difficult circumstances and communities that need a helping hand is selfless and in many circumstances Read More...

Corporate Culture

Riding a cultural wave of change to corporate success  The word culture dates back as far as the 15th century, and is derived from the Latin ‘cultura’ which meant ‘tending, caring, cultivation of the mind or body through education or training.’ It is not far away from the true meaning of culture today, which is Read More...

Why Have Coaching

Coaching at the heart of successful teams! What makes business successful? Quality product or service, sure, that’s obviously a must. And making sure there’s a market demand for the product or service you supply, is another clear essential. But, once you’ve got that in place, what is it that makes the difference between your company Read More...

Developing Your Managers

Instinctively most of us know the difference between an effective manager and someone who is not. By providing training to nurture the essential skills needed to achieve their potential you are ensuring they have the skills to manage people as well as processes, procedures and production.  Managers form the cornerstone of any company or organisation. Read More...

In search of Good Leadership

In search of Good Leadership  Guiding the Way Leadership is not about being the first, the most important or even the most highly paid person in an organisation. But, to achieve real success, it is vital that the people driving your business, at all levels, are just that – great, inspirational leaders. The good news Read More...

That resolution time of year

How many of us at the end of a year can look back and say we achieved our goals?  We’ve all at some stage in our lives set New Year resolutions but statistically speaking only 8% of people achieve their resolutions.  In the cold light of day, that’s a 92% failure rate!  Although most of Read More...

Networking In South Wales

Looking for feedback from businesses in South Wales!   How Much Does Networking Work for you and your Business? Do you believe the following statements to be true for your business? And what are the barriers to attending more networking events? Networking for business is seen as the most positive method of marketing your business Read More...

Managing staff morale in times of economic challenge

Staff are an organisation’s best asset, surely in the 21st Century that’s generally accepted as true? But employees can also be the cause of greatest concern, worry and risk if they’re not managed well, treated with respect, and most importantly, treated as individual human beings. When times are tough economically, as we’ve seen for a Read More...

Digital Policy – managing your ‘talents’ online enthusiasm!

A recent news story reported on the impact of inappropriate social media posting and comments on future career prospects.  The ‘Facebook Generation’ it seems, are more than comfortable to share their innermost thoughts and feelings with ‘friends’ and ‘followers’ online. In some cases this ‘sharing’ can be seen as detrimental to future job prospects, if Read More...

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